Sam Houston

Texas Revolution

Biography

Houston was born on March 2, 1793, in Lexington Virginia. He fought in the Creek War. He was elected to Congress in 1823. In 1827, he became Tennessee governor. He was made the second president of the Republic of Texas in 1836 and was re-elected. From 1849 to 1859, he was a Texas state senator. He died on July 26, 1863, in Huntsville, Texas.

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Following in his late father's footsteps, Houston joined the military.he fought in the War of 1812,
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